The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere
North West / Merseyside
Rank 32 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.27% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.67% 1.45% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+128.57% -55.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
60 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.42% 22.40% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 31
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £193 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the Merseyside region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 7 £400 -
WebSphere
North West

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) J2EE
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) EJB
4 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
4 5 (27.78%) JBoss
4 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Middleware
5 4 (22.22%) LDAP
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
5 4 (22.22%) XML
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (11.11%) Jetty
4 2 (11.11%) Mongrel
4 2 (11.11%) nginx
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Google App Engine
2 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) IPsec
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Portal Developer
7 1 (5.56%) WebCenter Developer
7 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 6 (33.33%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) EJB
3 5 (27.78%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) SOAP
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) Servlets
5 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (16.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) SANS
2 1 (5.56%) SSCP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) Chordiant
5 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk